How to launch a VM on Demand with Thinfinity Remote Desktop server

In this tutorial, we will show you how to start publishing Remote Desktops, RemoteApps and VM on demand with our Thinfinity Remote Desktop server.

First, we must install Thinfinity Remote Desktop ( both Gateway and Server options into the same machine ) and register it to a License Server.

1. Open up the setup file (previously downloaded from this page), on the first screen just click Next:

How to launch a VM

2. Click “I accept the terms in the license agreement” and then “Next”:

How to launch a VM

3. In this screen leave “Gateway + Thinfinity Remote Desktop Services” selected and press ‘Next’.

How to launch a VM

4. If you wish to choose a different folder press “Change”, otherwise you can go to “Next” directly:

How to launch a VM

5. Hit “Install”.

6. After it ends, press “Finish”.

In your start menu, you should have a new icon for “Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server Manager”.

Given that it’s the first time you use the software, the first screen you will see is:

How to launch a VM

Select “Activate a Serial Number Online” and type in the following information:

  1. Email
  2. Serial
  3. Primary Licensing Server URL ( by default it’s https://[IPAddress]:7443 )

Take a look at the example below:
How to launch a VM

If the registration against the License server is successful, you’ll see:

How to launch a VM

Just hit “Finish” and you’ll see your license registered on this Broker:

How to launch a VM

Now that you finished installing and registering your license, you are ready to start publishing Remote Desktops and RemoteApps on demand.

If you are interested in reading more, please take a look at this other article in our blog and learn to publish Windows applications to the web.

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